Alabama-Tennessee Association United Cliurch of Christ August 19, 2011 Grace and Peace to You: We invite you to our Annual Fall Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee at Howard Congregational Church United Church of Christ. Our meeting will begin on Friday, September 30, 2011 and conclude on Saturday afternoon, October 1 , 201 1 . "Making Connections" is our theme for this gathering and our divinity students from Vanderbilt University will be our primary participants. The purpose of this gathering is to begin living out our conference campaign in building covenant and connection, building leaders, and building congregations. Come join us in ''Making Connections." Yours in Christ, Gary Luther Myers, Moderator "MAKING CONNECTIONS" Moderator: Gary Lufher Myers Pastor Christophe Ringer and Howard Congregational United Church of Christ INVITE YOU TO THE FALL MEETING OF ALABAMA-TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST SEPTEMBER 30- OCTOBER 1, 2011 AT HOWARD CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH of CHRIST 2802 Buchanan Street Nashville, TN 37208 FEATURING Worship and Prayer led by students from Vanderbilt Divinity School Conversations on Feminine Images of God, Queer Theology, and the Reahty of Heaven and Hell An Ecclesiastical Council for Benjamm Robert Konecny FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 ■ 4:00PM [CST] Registration Begins ■ 6:00PM Dinner begins at 6:00PM ■ 7:15PM Opening Worship Starts Led by Worship team: Vanderbilt Divinity School SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2011 ■ 8:00AM Registration and Continental Breakfast ■ 8:30AM Opening Prayer ■ 9-10:30AM Conversation groups led by Vanderbilt Divinity Students (Locations: Sanctuai*yi& Fellowship Hall] ■ 9-9:40AM Queer Theology [Fellowship Hall] - 9-9:40AM Heaven and Hell [Sanctuary] ■ 9:50-10:30AM Feminine Images of God [Fellowship Hall] ■ 9:50-10:30AM Heaven and Hell [Sanctuaiy] ■ 10:45AM - Ecclesiastical Council for Benjamin Konecny ■ 12:00PM Lunch & sharing news around the association and conference/ Departure ALABAMA-TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION UCC FALL GATHERING HOWARD CONGREGATIONAL UCC September 30- October 1, 2011 REGISTRATION FORM [duplicate this form as needed to submit one form per PERSON] NAME On Name Tag ADDRESS Home phone Cell phone Email Church Name/City& State S registration fee ENCLOSED REGISTRATION FEE IS $25.00 [includes Friday dinner, Saturday continental breakfast, and lunch] Make Check Payable to: HOWARD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH UCC Please send a legible print completed form and check to: Wanda Akins Howard Congregational UCC 2802 Buchanan Street Nashville, TN 37208-1900 REGISTRATION POSTMARKED DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 23,2011 LODGING ACCOMADATIONS Participants should book their own hotel rooms. Please advise the hotel that you are with the Alabama-Tennessee Association United Church of Christ Be sure to book rooms by September 15, 201 1 to get the rates listed below.  DAYS INN 221 N. V Street Nashville, TN 37213 Phoiie# 615-254-1551 Room rate: S65.00 for rooms booked by September 15, 2011,  COMFORT INN 412 White Bridge Place Nashville, TN 37209 Phone# 615-356-0888 Room rate: $75.00 for rooms booked by September 15, 2011.